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Water Conservation Field Services Program
Education - Water Pricing

Water rates are a powerful tool to encourage improved water management.  Incentive pricing can be used to encourage efficient use in a flexible and equitable manner.  Water rates should be considered in developing any water management plan.

Water rates are:

Water is priced according to "Rate Schedules".  The types of schedules that are used are fixed charge only, water rate only, combination, combination with free water block, and tiered.

 

Last Updated: 6/17/08